Last Chance For Reservations For Hall Of Fame Tribute To Lute Olson

Nov. 15, 2002

It's the last chance to make reservations for the Lute Olson Tributereception. The Tucson community has a once in a lifetime opportunity towitness Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame President and CEO, John Dolevapresent Coach Olson with his Hall of Fame jacket and ring. Because CoachOlson was unable to attend the actual enshrinement in Springfield, Mass.,the Hall of Fame is coming to Tucson.

On Tuesday, November 26, 2002, The University of Arizona AthleticsDepartment and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will be hostinga Lute Olson Tribute Reception. The event will include a hosted bar andseveral local restaurants are providing food: Barrio Bar and Grill, BistroZin, Dakota Caf�, Kingfisher Bar and Grill, P.F. Changs, Sakura, Sullivan'sSteakhouse, and Wildflower.

The Lute Olson Hall of Fame Tribute will be held at the Sheraton ElConquistador from 6:30pm -8:30pm, and will give fans a unique chance to seethe enshrinement video, hear Coach Olson speak and congratulate him on hisinduction.

The ticket price is $85 a person with $50 being a tax-deductible donation.Proceeds from the event will benefit the Athletics Department, the NaismithMemorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Bobbi Olson Endowment for OvarianCancer Research at the Arizona Cancer Center.The reservation deadline is Monday, November 18, ticket reservations, pleasecall 621-2331.